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10 Top Stress-Causing Cities in the U.S.

While many U.S. states have a great job growth, others do not.

Is your morning commute to work just one form of stress you face throughout your day-to-day? Although some would argue that a little stress in one’s life is actually healthy, for many, stress is one thing most of us feel we can live without.

Why? Unchecked stress can wreak havoc on our bodies and can contribute to a host of health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes, to name a few.

But, according to Movoto.com, there are 10 cities in the U.S. that can contribute to a spike in your stress level. What is your bet for numbers one through 10? Find out if you are correct.

50 States, 10 Most Stressful Cities

1. Washington, DC;
2. New York, NY;
3. Miami, FL;
4. San Francisco, CA;
5. Jersey City, NJ;
6. Oakland, CA;
7. Chicago, IL;
8. Newark, NJ;
9. Philadelphia, PA;
10. Los Angeles, CA.

*Source: Movoto LLC

Web Links:

http://www.movoto.com/blog/top-ten/stressed-out-cities/;

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_signs.htm;

www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/stress-management/in-depth/stress-symptoms/art-20050987

-Kimberly Williams

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2 thoughts on “10 Top Stress-Causing Cities in the U.S.

  1. I am surprised that Newark is not at the top of the list. I used to live there. Between people walking out in front of your car without looking and having to dodge potholes, can it get anymore stressful than that?

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    • Shelly, thanks for your comment. Yes, I have visited Newark’s Penn Station a time or two. The area is thriving, but several factors do come into play; one being safety. Please feel free to comment on other posts on kwlms.com. Thanks, Shelly!

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